Weekly Meetings

Lafayette Rotary usually meets weekly on Thursdays at 12:15 to 1:30PM. Due to the current COVID-19 situation, meetings for the foreseeable future are held on ZOOM ONLINE (Link Here) rather than in -person. Our meetings are great opportunities to meet other community leaders, hear from thought leaders from the bay area and have fun.

If you have any questions about membership or would like to join us as a guest, email 

Upcoming Meetings – virtual – Program may change!

Jan 14 – Andrew Parrot, Financial Marketplace Forecast
Jan 21 – Lafayette Chamber, Parks, Traffic, Infrastructure
Jan 28 – Dr. Matthew Record, Political Trends

Feb 4 – Buddy Burke, Berlin Wall
Feb 11 – Nancy Murr, OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)
Feb 18 – Marian Ross, Evolve Treatment Center

Previous Speakers:

January 9 – Speaker Nan Su: “The Wisdom and Humanity from Ancient Chinese Culture”
January 16 – Speaker Sharon Wood: “Update on New Day for Children”
January 23 – Speaker Michaele MaKay McCoy: “The American Constitution”
January 30 – Speaker Michael Barrington: “Update on Clean Water and Toilet Project in Honduras”

February 5 – *Fab 5* Joint 5-Club Meeting at Rossmoor Event Center
February 6 – No regular meeting at Oakwood
February 13 – Speaker Rabbi Labkowski: “Telling the Story of Chabad”
February 20 – Speaker Tina Akins, 5160 District Governor 2019-2020
February 27 – Speaker Ali Stoddard: “The Medical Benefits of CBD”

March 5 – Musician Carlos Reyes: “Carlos and Violin at his Best”
*March 7* – “Swing to Freedom” Gala at the Veteran’s Memorial Building
March 12 – Speaker Bob Cahn: “About 95% of the Universe is Missing!”

*CANCELLED* – March 19 – Speaker Elliott Kallen: “Changing Teenage Suicide and Depression”
 *CANCELLED* – March 26 – Speaker Pete Callahan: “Searching for YOUR Meaning in Life”

April  2 – Inaugural Zoom Meeting
April 9 – Speaker Dr. Robert Sieben: “47 Ways for Homeowners to Prevent Wildfires”

April 16 – Speaker Michael Bloom: “Staying Out of Risk Situations”
April 23 – Speaker Leighton Burrey: “Dynasty Trusts”

April 30 – Speaker Don Tatzin, Former Lafayette Mayor  

July 2 – Speaker Mary McCosker: Lafayette Historical Society
July 9 – Speaker Maya Smith: The Importance of Spreading Kindness
July 16 – Speaker Jim Scala: Old Wives’ Tales

July 23 – Speaker Don Jenkins & Andy Amstutz: Lamorinda Village
July 30 – Speaker Jennifer Perlmutter: 2020 Business Owner of the Year “Small Business Generation”

Aug 6 – Speaker Yenjean Hwang: Zambia Eye Clinic
Aug 13 – Speaker Becky Straw: The Adventure Project
Aug 20 – Speaker Jim Sullivan: The Salvation Army
Aug 27 – Speaker Andrew Branagh: Wings Inflatable Inc.

Sept 3 – Speaker Andrew Parrott, CFA: US 2020 Presidential Election – 10 Truths No Matter Who Wins
Sept 10 – Speaker Janet Lautenberger, Adelante Foundation: Microloans in Honduras
Sept 17 – Speaker Steven King: Internet Trends, Networking (5G), Security & More 
Sept 24 – Speaker Richard Whitmore, Lafayette Superintendent: How Schools are Progressing

Oct 1 – Speaker Susan Candell, Vice Mayor: Task Force to Effect Change & Action in Racial Equality in Lafayette
Oct 8 – Speaker John Donnelly, Vaccinology Consulting LLC: COVID-19: Where Are We Now & Where Are We Going?
Oct 15 – Speaker Erika Leonard, KidPower: Personal Safety Skills for Children & Adults to Prevent Bullying, Abuse, Abduction & Other Violence
Oct 22 – Speaker Colleen Noland, Sustainable Contra Costa: Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge
Oct 29 – Speaker Caitlin Sly, Meals on Wheels

Nov 5 – Speaker Suzi Gelden, Assistance League of Diablo Valley
Nov 12 – Speaker Leslie Noel, The Peter Pan Foundation
Nov 19 – Speaker Lara Mendel, The Mosaic Project

Dec 3 – Speaker William Johnston: Lula Isandla
Dec 17 – Jim Scala, Christmas Star
Jan 7 – Stacia Cragholm & Denise Burian, AAUW: Girls4STEM

Past Event: Tribute to the Troops